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Globalisation Studies

Globalisation studies is an interdisciplinary PhD programme, which is co-coordinated by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Arts. It broadly focuses on processes of globalisation from a variety of theoretical perspectives and disciplines (Political Science, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Political Economy, etc.). It connects topics of globalisation with the EU, North-South and Human Rights issues. Its aim is to educate future researchers, practitioners, and leaders in the field. The programme is open to all graduates of social science MA programmes.

The programme is structured in accordance with the rules and procedures of the interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences programme. In the first and second year, students choose compulsory modules from the following list: Sociology of Globalisation, Cultural Globalisation, Political Economy of Globalisation, and Politics of Globalisation. Parts of the degree programme: subjects or modules.


Ms. Anita Žagar
Ofice for Postgraduate study

Dr. Jernej Pikalo
Study field coordinator

Quick facts

Type: third level Doctoral study programme 
Duration: 4 years
ECTS: 240
Language: English
Professional title: Doctor of Philosophy / doktor znanosti
General requirements for enrolment: 300 ECTS
Tuition fee: 10.600 € for programme


Foreign citizens who have completed study programme abroad may enrol in doctoral study programme if they complete the offical Slovenian procedure of recognition of foreign undergraduate education.

General competences

The main purpose of the programmes is to provide doctoral students with fundamental knowledge from their research disciplines in different fields of the humanities and social sciences, while developing the competences required for independent research and the application of knowledge at an internationally comparable level.

Chair of Theoretical Political Science

The mission of the Chair of Theoretical Political Science is to achieve a comprehensive knowledge transfer to students in the field of political theory and contemporary political processes and institutions.